Postgraduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice
The Recanati-Kaplan Centre Postgraduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice is an eight-month full-time course (of which one month is distance learning) focusing on the global dimensions of wildlife conservation, and the survey and analysis methods commonly used in the study of terrestrial mammals. The course is intended for early-career conservationists, working with government agencies or NGOs, or recent graduates with considerable field experience, particularly in developing nations.
Please visit the WildCRU website for further details of the Recanati-Kaplan Centre Postgraduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice.
This course uses the Department’s online assignment submission system. In order to prepare and submit your course assignments you will need access to the Internet and a computer meeting our recommended minimum computer specification. Students of this course may use the student computing facilities provided in Departmental buildings.
Students are normally accommodated in the study bedrooms at the Recanati-Kaplan Centre, Tubney House.
A grant by the founder of the Panthera Foundation (Dr Thomas Kaplan) provides for the sponsorship of candidates from the developing world. Depending on the amount of own or third party funding secured by candidates, applications can be made for any or all of the following costs:
- Course fees
- International travel, to and from the UK
- Living expenses for the duration of the course
Please visit the WildCRU website for further details regarding the financial support available through the Recanati-Kaplan WilldCRU Scholarships.
Apply for this course
The deadline for applications is in mid-June each year. Conservationists working in developing nations are particularly welcome to apply. More on the applications process.
Terms and conditions
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Sources of funding
Information on financial support